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This Practice Note discusses the impact of Brexit on the general processing of personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation...
16th Apr
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What is estoppel?The basic concept of an estoppel is that where a person (A) has caused another (B) to act on the basis of a particular state of...
16th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
16th Apr
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This Practice Note on civil fraud (commercial fraud) summarises the main heads of claim (causes of action in fraud) which you may consider pleading in...
16th Apr
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This Practice Note identifies the main torts (bar negligence and nuisance, which are covered elsewhere in our related content) and their key...
Produced in partnership with Kate Temple-Mabe and Adam Weitzman QC of 7BR 16th Apr
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As set out in The economic torts—overview, the law makes provision to protect a person’s trade or business from acts which are considered to be...
16th Apr
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The number of claims against banks continues apace. This Practice Note focuses on specific issues arising in respect of the tortious duty of care owed...
16th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
16th Apr
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This Practice Note looks at service of documents outside England and Wales where there is no formal jurisdictional regime in place with the country in...
16th Apr
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Who is a fiduciary?There is no comprehensive list of the relationships which give rise to the existence of fiduciary duties under common law. Some...
Produced in partnership with Keith Bruce-Smith and Oliver Bishop of Sinclair Gibson LLP 16th Apr
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Grounds of challenge or appeal against arbitration awardsAn arbitral award can be challenged or appealed under the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) only...
16th Apr
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Note: some of the guidance in this Practice Note was developed from content originally produced in partnership with Professor Robert Merkin and CMS....
16th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
16th Apr
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The UK's departure from the EU on 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners serving documents out of England and Wales not only in an EU...
16th Apr
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As set out in The economic torts—overview, the law makes provision to protect a person’s trade or business from acts which are considered to be...
16th Apr
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This Practice Note considers data protection issues that should or may be considered during disclosure in civil proceedings. It looks at the role of...
Produced in partnership with Miriam Everett (Global Head of Data and Privacy, Partner), Julian Copeman (Partner) and Hannah Brown (Associate) of Herbert Smith Freehills 16th Apr
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IntroductionThis Practice Note considers the disclosure pilot scheme which applies across the Business and Property Courts as of 1 January 2019. The...
16th Apr
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This Practice Note explains the without prejudice rule (WP rule) which affects the admissibility of evidence relating to genuine settlement...
16th Apr
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Where the claimant has already obtained a default judgment, the defendant may still wish to defend the claim. To do so, the default judgment will have...
16th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the standard of proof in civil claims based on the defendant’s alleged fraud. It considers the test for dishonesty (per...
16th Apr

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